If you ask culinary inclined people what their very first memories about helping in the kitchen are, most would likely respond with “baking a cake” or “baking cookies”. Not sure why this seems to a have turned into such a stereotype, but maybe it has to do with the mess we created and the fun we had in doing so?
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When skimming through cookbooks or food blogs there are certain recipe steps that instantly kill my enthusiasm to make the respective dish any time soon or ever. “Blind bake/line with parchment paper/fill with dried beans” probably belongs to my anti-fave top three – it kills me every time and I would rather skip the recipe altogether.